Definition Of telligraph


a system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection.

news came from the outside world by telegraph

send (someone) a message by telegraph.

I must go and telegraph Mom

Example Of telligraph

  • And in the mean time, we can telegraph the Judge in Sacramento.

  • By the 1840s, the clamor for intelligence by brokers and other investors had already resulted in a telegraph operating between New York and Philadelphia.

  • Devices like the telegraph , telephone, phonograph, and radio annihilated physical and temporal distance.

  • During the 1870s much of East Asia, including Australia, was linked by telegraph , though the trans-Pacific cable was not complete until 1902.

  • He may telegraph from his country much news which is unexceptionable.

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